S. Korea says it has ability to intercept North’s missiles


              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends an opening ceremony for the Ryonpho greenhouse farm in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, inspects what it says a ballistic missile test held during  Sept. 25 and Oct. 9, 2022 at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
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              A newspaper with a front photo showing a North Korea's missile launch is displayed on a street in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (Ahn Jung-hwan/Yonhap via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends an opening ceremony for the Ryonpho greenhouse farm in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, inspects what it says a ballistic missile test held during  Sept. 25 and Oct. 9, 2022 at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
              A newspaper with a front photo showing a North Korea's missile launch is displayed on a street in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (Ahn Jung-hwan/Yonhap via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends an opening ceremony for the Ryonpho greenhouse farm in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, inspects what it says a ballistic missile test held during  Sept. 25 and Oct. 9, 2022 at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
              FILE - This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
            
              A newspaper with a front photo showing a North Korea's missile launch is displayed on a street in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. South Korea said Tuesday it’s capable of detecting and intercepting the variety of missiles launched in a barrage of recent simulated nuclear attacks on its rivals, though it maintains the North’s advancing nuclear program poses a grave security threat. (Ahn Jung-hwan/Yonhap via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Ryonpho greenhouse farm in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits an opening ceremony for the Ryonpho greenhouse farm in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Ryonpho greenhouse farm for its opening ceremony in South Hamgyong province, North Korea on Oct. 10, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              A TV screen shows an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. North Korea said Monday its recent barrage of missile launches were tests of its tactical nuclear weapons to “hit and wipe out” potential South Korean and U.S. targets, state media reported Monday. Leader Kim Jong Un signaled he would conduct more provocative tests in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korea says it has ability to intercept North’s missiles